Because Songs Matter

Micah Schnabel – Marching Band (These Divided States)

Micah Schnabel – Marching Band (These Divided States)

The world is pretty goddamned ugly right now. One big upside is the amount of art that is being created as a direct result. Micah has long been a political songwriter, in fact I’d argue that from the moment he found his own artistic voice just about everything he has written was political in nature. So […]

Mickey Rickshaw- Behind The 8 Ball

Mickey Rickshaw- Behind The 8 Ball

Several years ago my band American Thread was playing out in the Boston area pretty regularly and we played a bunch of shows at John Harvard’s Brewery.  A friend of ours had a Trad Irish three piece called Paint The Corner and they would play with us most shows.  They looked like punks but played […]

Help Caleb Caudle Make A Record

Help Caleb Caudle Make A Record

  I’ve mentioned before that I love crowd funding. No offense to any of the fantastic record labels that help get the music we all love out in the world but I am very glad to see artists be directly supported by the people who love their art. Right now one of the better folks […]

[Playlist] Ninebullets Radio – 10.26.2016 – 88.5FM HD2 WMNF Tampa

[Playlist] Ninebullets Radio – 10.26.2016 – 88.5FM HD2 WMNF Tampa

Week 2 of Ninebullets Radio is in the books! We fixed the sound issues and knocked a little more rust off. So, if me playing songs for you while kvetching about my shitty love life sounds like a good way to spend to hours to you then give the latest show an ear. Below is […]

M. Lockwood Porter – How To Dream Again

M. Lockwood Porter – How To Dream Again

  After a snippet of “The Preacher and the Slave” and the sound of amps warming up M. Lockwood Porter and band kick into a rocking rumination on the current state of the American Dream. “American Dream Denied” is a bold choice for an opener for an artist whose considerable strength lies mostly in his […]

RIP Chris Porter and Mitchell Vandenburg

RIP Chris Porter and Mitchell Vandenburg

We are very sad to share that Chris Porter and Mitchell Vandenburg of Porter and the Bluebonnet Rattlesnakes have passed away following an auto collision. Drummer Adam Nurre was injured in the accident and is currently hospitalized. The following statement was released by This Is American Music: “We are shocked and deeply saddened to learn this morning […]

[Playlist] Ninebullets Radio – 10.16.2016 – 88.5FM HD2 WMNF Tampa

[Playlist] Ninebullets Radio – 10.16.2016 – 88.5FM HD2 WMNF Tampa

  The rumors proved to be true and Ninebullets Radio made it’s return to the WMNF airwaves today. You will be able to listen to the show “live” on Wednesdays from 11am-1pm and 7pm-9pm and as always you will be able to catch the archive. I decided the return of the show would be a […]

Jon Snodgrass – Carpet Thief

Jon Snodgrass – Carpet Thief

I’ve always been disappointed with the album bloat that accompanied the CD era of music. Bands crammed ridiculous amounts of filler crap on CDs in an attempt to reach the 74 min maximum. Quality sacrificed on the altar of quantity. I’m of the opinion that 10 songs is a solid number. This gives the listener […]

BECKY WARREN – WAR SURPLUS (2016)

BECKY WARREN – WAR SURPLUS (2016)

Hello ninebullets. It’s been a while. Hell, some of y’all probably don’t even know who I am. I am Autopsy IV, the founder of ninebullets.net. I have been in some version of “retirement” for around 2 years now as the site has shifted ownership a few times. So, why am I back you ask? Well. […]

Beach Slang – A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings

Beach Slang – A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings

I have started writing this so many times that it’s not funny. Every time I got about halfway through and just felt like something was missing. This morning I figured out what that something was and can finally write about A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings. Beach Slang is more than just some kids who, […]

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